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Press Releases from The Toybox Charity (5 total)

Call for proposals: Hope For The Streets

Call for proposals in Latin America 2021 Toybox is very excited to be launching a new fund called Hope For the Streets through which we are accepting invitations from registered organisations in Bolivia, El Salvador and Guatemala (who are not current or past Toybox partners) to outline their ideas to implement a pilot project working with street connected children in any of these countries. This should be a one-year pilot for a

Spotlight on period poverty in India

Period poverty is when access to sanitary protection just simply isn’t available, usually due to the associated cost, but there are also many other barriers. In 2020 women and girls in India experienced a shortage in supply as manufacturers turned their attention to producing face masks and for a time sanitary products were not on the Government essentials list during lockdown, shops remained closed and public transport reduced. The aftermath

Toybox asks for help to shine a light on street children on International Day fo …

On 12th April we recognise International Day for Street Children. The UN estimates there are hundreds of millions of street children but exact, official figures are virtually non-existent. These children are invisible to the world, living without rights and protection on some of the most dangerous streets in the world. Record levels of inequality, violence, migration, war and the global pandemic means more than ever children are finding themselves forced to live

Virgin London Marathon places available with street children's charity

Have you set yourself a challenge for 2021 to get fit? Started a training program and eating clean? Keep it up and run in the Virgin London Marathon 2021! The ballot for marathon places has now closed, but you could snap up a charity place, released today! Milton Keynes based children’s charity Toybox has 5 places available to runners who would like to sign up to fundraise for their place. Toybox is

MK charity goes crackers for Christmas

Bletchley based children's charity Toybox is one of 48 charities selected by Advent of Change to be part of their Christmas collection available in John Lewis stores nationwide. Advent of Change, now in its third year was set up to support charities through the sale of ethical Christmas items via John Lewis and Waitrose. The feel-good festive range has been revealed in partnership with John Lewis by the non-profit social

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